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Adaptation to life

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adjustment (Psychology) -- Longitudinal studies.,
  • Defense mechanisms (Psychology) -- Longitudinal studies.,
  • Emotional maturity -- Longitudinal studies.,
  • Adulthood -- Longitudinal studies.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGeorge E. Vaillant ; with a new preface by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF335 .V35 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 396 p. :
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL795753M
    ISBN 100674004140
    LC Control Number95031614


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Adaptation book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Reese can’t remember anything from the time between the accident and th /5. The result was the compelling, provocative classic, Adaptation to Life, which poses fundamental questions about the individual differences in confronting life's stresses.

Why do some of us cope so well with the portion life offers us, while others, who have had similar advantages (or disadvantages), cope badly or not at all?4/5(5). Adaptation to life by Vaillant, George E., Publication date Topics Adulthood -- Longitudinal studies, Defense mechanisms (Psychology), Emotional maturity Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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